MedStar Home for the Holidays - 2017

MedStar Seeking Participants for 2017 Home for the Holiday Event

Know someone who would like to spend a few hours on Thanksgiving Day with their friends or family, but needs medical support to be able to do so?

MedStar is offering to take one or two community members home for the holiday to share in the traditional experiences of Thanksgiving. The selected participants will be picked up at their current residence in an ambulance, and taken to the family member or friend’s home of their choice, to partake in traditional holiday festivities for a few hours. Turkey for all!

If you have someone in mind for this event, and would like to nominate them, please contact Richard Brooks at or by phone at 817-632-0513.

Nomination deadline is Friday, November, 17th

Participation Guidelines:

  • Date of event will be Thanksgiving Day, November 23rd, exact time to be determined
  • Participants should live, or be temporarily residing in the MedStar service area
  • People in a hospital, or other medical facility are eligible. We will coordinate with the facility.
  • Participant and family should be willing to share their experience with media partners and sign a photo release
  • No age restrictions
  • MedStar shall make the final determination of clinical appropriateness for participation